A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
South Shore, Texas
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for South Shore.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in South Shore, we use the following websites to find information relevant to South Shore and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for South Shore and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.
To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for South Shore. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on South Shore.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Harrison County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Harrison County sighting report from eBird.
Since South Shore is near Caddo Parish and also Marion County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
The Waymark.com website, centered on South Shore.
How Far From South Shore to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as South Shore to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in South Shore and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near South Shore ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding South Shore. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Musician. He was born in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Thursday July 12, 1934 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Wednesday February 27, 2013 at an age of 78. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Marshall (Texas) on Friday February 8, 1929 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday July 26, 2006 at an age of 77. He was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Arvel Odell Hale
Major League Baseball. He was born in Hosston (Louisiana) on Monday August 10, 1908 and died in El Dorado (Arkansas) on Monday June 9, 1980 at an age of 71. He was buried at Arlington Cemetery (Union County, Arkansas) [Map].
Gary Lynn 'Big Hands' Johnson
Professional football. He was born in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Sunday August 31, 1952 and died in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Wednesday August 4, 2010 at an age of 58. He was buried at Hillcrest Memorial Park (Bossier Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
Lady Bird Johnson
Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson (1963 - 1969). She was born in Karnack (Texas) on Sunday December 22, 1912 and died in Austin (Texas) on Wednesday July 11, 2007 at an age of 94. She was buried at Johnson Family Cemetery (Gillespie County, Texas) [Map].
Will J. 'Dub' Jones
Musician. He was born in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Monday May 14, 1928 and died in Long Beach (California) on Sunday January 16, 2000 at an age of 71. He was buried at Riverside National Cemetery (Riverside County, California) [Map].
Jazz Composer, pianist. He was born in Linden (Texas) on Tueday November 24, 1868 and died in New York (New York) on Sunday April 1, 1917 at an age of 48. He was buried at St. Michaels Cemetery (Queens County, New York) [Map].
William Dayton 'Pol' Perritt
Major League Baseball. He was born in Arcadia (Louisiana) on Tueday August 30, 1892 and died in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Wednesday October 15, 1947 at an age of 55. He was buried at Arcadia Cemetery (Bienville Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
John Thomas Scopes, Sr.
Substitute schoolteacher, defendant at the 'Monkey Trial' of 1925. He was born in Paducah (Kentucky) on Friday August 3, 1900 and died in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Wednesday October 21, 1970 at an age of 70. He was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery (McCracken County, Kentucky) [Map].
Charlotte Shelby (Born as Lily Pearl Miles Reilly)
Actress. She was born in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Wednesday December 19, 1877 and died in Santa Monica (California) on Wednesday March 13, 1957 at an age of 79.
Frank Sutton (Frank Spencer Sutton)
Actor. He was born in Clarksville (Tennessee) on Tueday October 23, 1923 and died in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Friday June 28, 1974 at an age of 50. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Montgomery County, Tennessee) [Map].
William 'Oliver' Swofford
Singer. He was born in North Wilkesboro (North Carolina) on Thursday February 22, 1945 and died in Shreveport (Louisiana) on Saturday February 12, 2000 at an age of 55. He was buried at Laurel Land Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].
Y.A. Tittle (Yelberton Abraham Tittle)
Professional football. He was born in Marshall (Texas) on Sunday October 24, 1926 and died in Atherton (California) on Sunday October 8, 2017 at an age of 91. He was buried at Alta Mesa Memorial Park (Santa Clara County, California) [Map].
Communities Also Named South Shore ...
We have found 8 communities that share the name South Shore.
Within Texas, there is just one other community named South Shore. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 7 communities in the United States and Canada - with 7 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Communities Outside of Texas
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Distance: About 1,621 miles [2,608.7 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 749 miles [1,205.4 km] to the Northeast.
Saint Charles County
Distance: About 471 miles [758 km] to the North Northeast.
Our profile page for South Shore, Douglas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Douglas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 1,861 miles [2,995 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 872 miles [1,403.3 km] to the North.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Shore. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Harrison County: www.co.harrison.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 18 Nov 2019